Val Jones, a physician, has been named president and chief executive officer of Better Health, a company she helped launch.
Jones, 37, served previously as senior medical director at Revolution Health, and prior to that she was the founding editor of Clinical Nutrition & Obesity, a peer-reviewed section of the online Medscape journal. She holds a medical degree from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as a masters degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and a bachelors degree from Dalhousie University.
Washington-based Better Health is the parent company of GetBetterHealth.com, a health information Web site that continues the blog established by Jones through Revolution Health. The site features Jones blog as well as various discussions on health topics through Grand Rounds, a weekly compilation of medical blog posts.